Mike Miliard

Mike Miliard is Editor of Healthcare IT News. Mike covers topics such as health information exchange, privacy and security, analytics, ICD-10 and is responsible for overall coverage decisions. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeMiliardHITN.

By Mike Miliard 03:09 pm January 28, 2019
Candidates for the role should be able to share electronic health record best practices with DoD, oversee change management and training efforts and monitor budgets, officials say.

"If you go looking for the people that have the last mile wired and/or have the data available – and in some cases have it in normalized, curated repositories, ready to be exchanged – it's the HIEs," says John Kansky.

By Mike Miliard 09:51 am January 28, 2019
Even as EHR vendor-driven networks gain maturity and scope, older and more traditional health information exchanges still have a lot of critical value to bring to the table, one expert says.
By Mike Miliard 02:34 pm January 24, 2019
A new report from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy explores some of the policy changes that should be made to enable safer and more effective deployment of artificial intelligence in healthcare.
By Mike Miliard 12:04 pm January 18, 2019
AI will be key to the high-intensity modeling needed for personalized care – and New Zealand is offering a unique test bed for the development of new approaches.
By Mike Miliard 11:38 am January 16, 2019
The health system takes a practical approach, building analytics dashboards for nurses to enable proactive quality improvement.

Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

By Mike Miliard 12:36 pm January 15, 2019
The companies will use Azure to expand and develop new platforms and networks for digital health, care management and patient engagement – and compete against companies such as Amazon.
By Mike Miliard 03:39 pm January 14, 2019
While accountable care may be shifting some spending priorities, too few health systems of any type are thinking enough about how future changes will decide their IT needs, says Deloitte.
By Mike Miliard 09:18 am January 14, 2019
The health system's Physician Services Group worked with IT leadership to help aggregate EHR prescribing data and make it available to its providers.
By Mike Miliard 11:32 am January 11, 2019
Maryland-based Meritus worked with the Missouri health system's IT arm, Mercy Technology Services, to get a more advanced version of the electronic health record up and running.
By Mike Miliard 01:52 pm January 10, 2019
At HIMSS19, John Rekart, chief of quality management and informatics at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation will show how homegrown analytics enabled a 25 percent post-implementation reduction in sentinel events.

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